Period
to 20 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Statistics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Statistics over the 6 months to 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statistics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 224 217 234
Rank change year-on-year -7 +17 +4
Permanent jobs citing Statistics 48 83 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.92% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.01% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 32 49 71
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +30.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,171 £26,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £49,350
% change year-on-year - +11.45% +3.89%

Statistics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,050 8,239 9,170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 92.17% 90.98% 92.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5,593 6,300 7,583
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £69,400 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Statistics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in the West Midlands

Statistics
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Statistics in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Statistics in the West Midlands

Statistics
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Statistics in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Statistics in the West Midlands

Statistics
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +30 16 £44,250 +22.92% 2
Birmingham +16 10 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Dudley - 10 £40,000 -
Staffordshire -5 4 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Warwickshire -12 4 £40,000 -5.88%
Solihull -19 2 £52,500 +23.53% 1
Shropshire -3 1 - -
Herefordshire -26 1 £45,000 -14.29%
Statistics
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, IT jobs citing Statistics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 20 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (39.58%) Linux
3 16 (33.33%) Windows
3 16 (33.33%) SQL
4 15 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (29.17%) ITIL
5 14 (29.17%) Unix
6 13 (27.08%) Cisco
6 13 (27.08%) Active Directory
7 12 (25.00%) Lotus
7 12 (25.00%) Apple
7 12 (25.00%) EPoS
7 12 (25.00%) IBM Notes
7 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 12 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
7 12 (25.00%) Apple iOS
8 11 (22.92%) Service Delivery
9 10 (20.83%) Firewall
9 10 (20.83%) WAN
9 10 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (20.83%) CCNP
9 10 (20.83%) Network Management
9 10 (20.83%) Performance Metrics
10 9 (18.75%) Analytics
10 9 (18.75%) Decision-Making
10 9 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (16.67%) Degree
11 8 (16.67%) Wireless
11 8 (16.67%) Validation
11 8 (16.67%) Finance

Statistics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (6.25%) Apache
2 3 (6.25%) nginx
3 2 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.08%) SPSS
3 1 (2.08%) SPSS Modeler
3 1 (2.08%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon ECS
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon S3
2 3 (6.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 3 (6.25%) Route 53
3 2 (4.17%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) Firewall
1 10 (20.83%) WAN
2 9 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (16.67%) Wireless
4 7 (14.58%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (14.58%) DHCP
4 7 (14.58%) MPLS
4 7 (14.58%) VPN
5 3 (6.25%) DNS
5 3 (6.25%) LAN
5 3 (6.25%) OpenVPN
6 1 (2.08%) NAS
6 1 (2.08%) SAN
6 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) MySQL
3 3 (6.25%) Amazon Aurora
3 3 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (6.25%) Redis
4 2 (4.17%) Power BI
5 1 (2.08%) Big Data
5 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.08%) OLAP
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) GitLab
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
1 8 (16.67%) Retail
2 5 (10.42%) Marketing
3 2 (4.17%) Billing
3 2 (4.17%) Environmental Health
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Automotive
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Analyst
2 11 (22.92%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Network Analyst
6 6 (12.50%) Service Analyst
6 6 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (10.42%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (10.42%) Data Analyst
7 5 (10.42%) Insight Analyst
7 5 (10.42%) Service Desk Support
7 5 (10.42%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Operations Manager
9 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) LAMP
1 3 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (4.17%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) .NET Core
2 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (4.17%) CSS
2 2 (4.17%) HTML
2 2 (4.17%) Node.js
2 2 (4.17%) React
3 1 (2.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (25.00%) EPoS
3 4 (8.33%) Video\Live Streaming
4 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.17%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.08%) CCTV
6 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.08%) Mobile Games
6 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Linux
2 16 (33.33%) Windows
3 14 (29.17%) Unix
4 12 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (6.25%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (29.17%) ITIL
3 12 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
4 11 (22.92%) Service Delivery
5 10 (20.83%) Network Management
5 10 (20.83%) Performance Metrics
6 9 (18.75%) Analytics
6 9 (18.75%) Decision-Making
7 8 (16.67%) Validation
8 7 (14.58%) Mathematics
9 6 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (12.50%) DevOps
9 6 (12.50%) Visualisation
10 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
10 5 (10.42%) Customer Analytics
11 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (8.33%) Data Analytics
11 4 (8.33%) Data Science
11 4 (8.33%) Machine Learning
11 4 (8.33%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) PHP
3 3 (6.25%) Python
3 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.17%) C#
4 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.17%) R
5 1 (2.08%) C
5 1 (2.08%) C++
5 1 (2.08%) Java
5 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) CCNP
1 10 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (6.25%) MCSE
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.25%) RHCE
4 2 (4.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 13 (27.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.50%) Docker
3 1 (2.08%) Firmware
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Kubernetes
1 3 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Cisco
2 12 (25.00%) Apple
2 12 (25.00%) Lotus
3 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.33%) Citrix
5 3 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.25%) Cognos
5 3 (6.25%) Tableau
6 1 (2.08%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.08%) IBM
6 1 (2.08%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.08%) VMware